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What is "Ply" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 18-Mar-2023 (1 year, 2 months, 12 days ago)
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Ply
The number of layers in a fabric. Also used to denote the number of yarns twisted together to form a single thread or yarn.
Ply
The number of yarns twisted together to make a composite yarn.
Ply
Two or more yarns that have been twisted together. An automobile tire fabric yarn may be 9, 10, or 11 ply.
Ply
The number of single yarns twisted together to form ply yarn; also the number of ply yarns twisted together to form cord. By twisting two or more yarns together, a stronger single yarn is created.
Ply
Describes the number of strands twisted together to make a yarn.

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